Category archives for: Engineering

Buyanga backs Zimbabwe parastatal reforms

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa at a recent tour of ZISCO Steel

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH African-based businessman, Frank Buyanga, has welcomed moves by the Zimbabwe government to reform parastatals, saying this would curb corruption, attract investments and create employment. The multi-million dollar businessman’s sentiments came after Zimbabwe on Tuesday announced a reform programme on 43 public enterprises. “This is a listening government,” […]

UN cops a blast ahead of climate talks

Lake Chad, photo by CAJ News Africa, Chad

from Special CAJ News Correspondent in Katowice, Poland KATOWICE, (CAJ News) – A SHRINKING lake, a growing coal program, snowstorms in the US and dithering in Canberra are just a few of the headaches for a United Nations summit on climate change, set to start on 3 December in the Polish town of Katowice. On […]

Nissan to establish car manufacturing plant in Ghana

Nissan logo

from MASAHUDU KUNATEH in Accra, Ghana ACCRA, (CAJ News) – JAPANESE global automaker, Nissan, will within the next nine months establish an assembling plant in Ghana. The company plans to turn the country into its West Africa sales hub following a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed with the government on Tuesday. “Building vehicles in Ghana […]

Despotic Djibouti a dragnet to Horn of Africa development

Djibouti's Doraleh seaport

from SAID ABOUBAKER in Djibouti, Djibouti DJIBOUTI, (CAJ News) – DESPITE its immense economic potential, owing to its strategic location, Djibouti risks becoming an island of poverty in a sea of wealth as investors make the most of a conducive atmosphere promoted by respective governments in the Horn of Africa region. The Horn of Africa, […]

Dubai “port” could change land-locked Africa

Container dock photo (free)

from ADANE BIKILA in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ADDIS ABABA, (CAJ News) – PLANS for an “inland container port” hold promise for Africa’s 16 countries without coastlines. But a lot depends on having the right neighbours. Ethiopia is to develop a container dock that will handle imports and exports for the region, even though it no […]

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